WTTS Rock To Read w/ Spoon: Recap

Photo Courtesy: Rhythm In Focus Photography

WTTS and Jockamo Upper Crust Pizza have teamed up once again to present a WTTS Rock To Read benefit at Old National Centre. Benefiting children’s reading programs at the Indianapolis Public Library the WTTS Rock To Read series features three concerts this year and Spoon performed the final and possibly most unforgettable of those shows. Below you can see a few shots of the show courtesy of Rhythm In Focus Photography.

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Spoon In Sun King Studio 92

Photo Courtesy Rhythm In Focus Photography

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Spoon stopped by Sun King Studio 92 Powered By Klipsch Audio on September 12, 2014. Enjoy the session below!

“Rainy Taxi”

Interview

“Do You”

“I Just Don’t Understand”

“Inside Out”

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Remember, Sun King Studio 92 sessions are for 92-3 VIPs only. If you’re not a VIP, take 20 seconds to sign up for free, then stop by the VIP Room to register to be in the live studio audience at an upcoming performance.

Photos Courtesy Rhythm In Focus Photography.

OverEasy 11/8/20

At WTTS, Sunday mornings and evenings are laid-back. Check out OverEasy, presented by Brothers Floor Covering, from 7 – 11 AM, and 7 – 11 PM.

Brad Holtz plays singer-songwriters, mellow and acoustic tracks, and live exclusives.

This week, hear new music from Jason Isbell, Noah Cyrus, and Willie Nelson—plus Sun King Studio 92 performances from Spoon and Sara Bareilles.

OverEasy: 7/26/20

At WTTS, Sunday mornings and evenings are laid-back. Check out OverEasy, presented by Brothers Floor Covering from 7 to 11 AM, AND 7 to 11 PM.

Brad Holtz plays singer-songwriters, mellow and acoustic tracks, and live exclusives.

This week, hear new music from The Lumineers and Jason Isbell, plus live tracks from Kaleo and Spoon inside Sun King Studio 92.

WTTS OverEasy: March 22nd, 2020

Start and end Sundays with WTTS OverEasy. Brad Holtz plays a variety of laid-back World Class Rock, with singer-songwriters, deep album tracks, in-studio recordings, and live exclusives from Sun King Studio 92. Catch OverEasy Sundays from 7 to 11 a.m. (and the replay from 7 to 11 p.m.)

This Sunday (3/22)

  • This week, hear live tracks from Spoon, Matt Nathanson and Collective Soul from Sun King Studio 92.  

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Spoon In Sun King Studio 92
“Do You”

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WTTS OverEasy: November 3rd, 2019

Start and end Sundays with WTTS OverEasy. Brad Holtz plays a variety of laid-back World Class Rock, with singer-songwriters, deep album tracks, in-studio recordings, and live exclusives from Sun King Studio 92. Catch OverEasy Sundays from 7 to 11 a.m. (and the replay from 7 to 11 p.m.)

This Sunday (11/3)

Join Brad Holtz this Sunday from 7 to 11 a.m. and p.m. for WTTS OverEasy, featuring a variety of laid back acoustic tracks and exclusives from Sun King Studio 92. This week…

  • This week, hear new music from Van Morrison and Norah Jones with Mavis Staples, plus Sun King Studio 92 performances from Spoon and Vance Joy..

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WTTS New Music Monday: August 19, 2019

Every Monday is New Music Monday on WTTS. We play a variety of brand new releases and album preview singles. Hear the anthems of the future and experience upcoming artists as they break into the mainstream for the first time on New Music Monday.

This Monday (8/19)

We play lots of new music throughout the day on WTTS New Music Monday. This week…

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WTTS New Music Monday: July 29, 2019

Every Monday is New Music Monday on WTTS. We play a variety of brand new releases and album preview singles. Hear the anthems of the future and experience upcoming artists as they break into the mainstream for the first time on New Music Monday.

This Monday (7/29)

We play lots of new music throughout the day on WTTS New Music Monday. This week…

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WTTS New Music Monday: July 15, 2019


Every Monday is New Music Monday on WTTS. We play a variety of brand new releases and album preview singles. Hear the anthems of the future and experience upcoming artists as they break into the mainstream for the first time on New Music Monday.

This Monday (7/15)

We play lots of new music throughout the day on WTTS New Music Monday. This week…

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WTTS OverEasy: July 14, 2019

Start and end Sundays with WTTS OverEasy. Brad Holtz plays a variety of laid-back World Class Rock, with singer-songwriters, deep album tracks, in-studio recordings, and live exclusives from Sun King Studio 92. Catch OverEasy Sundays from 7 am to 11 am.

This Sunday (7/14)

Join Brad Holtz this Sunday from 7 to 11 a.m. and p.m. for WTTS OverEasy, featuring a variety of laid back acoustic tracks and exclusives from Sun King Studio 92. This week…

  • This week, hear the new music from Bruce Springsteen and Gregory Alan Isakov.
  • Plus, David Gray, Spoon, and Walk The Moon live from Sun King Studio 92.
  • During the 9am hour, listen to win tickets to Madison Ribberfest, August 16th and 17th.

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Sun King Studio 92

Sun King Studio 92 is the WTTS live performance space in downtown Indianapolis. 92-3 VIPs are invited to attend these intimate, acoustic Sun King Studio 92 tapings, and always receive advance word about the shows through 92-3 VIP-mail (click here to become a 92-3 VIP today). Listen to 92-3 WTTS to hear live Sun King Studio 92 performances, or click here to check out the latest sessions.


The Avett Brothers – 11/4/16

Death Cab For Cutie

Death Cab For Cutie – 12/1/15

Vance Joy

Vance Joy – 9/16/15

Cage The Elephant

Cage The Elephant – 6/8/15

Spoon - 9/12/14

Spoon – 9/12/14

Amos Lee - 11/9/13

Amos Lee – 11/9/13

The Head And The Heart - 10/24/13

The Head And The Heart – 10/24/13

Tristan Prettyman - Date

Tristan Prettyman – 4/10/13

Atlas Genius - 2/28/13

Atlas Genius – 2/28/13

Imagine Dragons - November 27, 2012

Imagine Dragons – 11/27/12

Sun King Studio 92 Spotlight: Tune in weekdays at 2pm for the Sun King Studio 92 Spotlight. We’ll play a live performance from the vast live archives of Sun King Studio 92 each day.

Here are the artists who’ve stopped by over the years:

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2019

2018

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

Click here for a list of Sun King Studio 92 performances from 2009 and earlier.

Top 50 WTTS Songs Of 2017

From ‘TTS favorites like Cage The Elephant, Spoon and The Lumineers to new artists like Portugal. The Man, Michael Kiwanuka and LP, 2017 was a memorable year in music. Here are the Top 50 WTTS Songs of 2017.

1. Portugal. The Man – “Feel It Still”


2. The Lumineers – “Angela”

3. The Revivalists – “Keep Going”

4. Chainsmokers & Coldplay – “Something Just Like This”

5. Rag ‘n’ Bone Man – “Human

6. Imagine Dragons – “Believer”

7. Ed Sheeran – “Castle On The Hill”

8. Head & The Heart – “Rhythm & Blues”

9. Cage The Elephant – “Cold Cold Cold”

10. Cold War Kids – “Love Is Mystical”

11. Mondo Cozmo “Shine”
12. James Arthur “Say You Won’t Let Go”
13. Vance Joy “Lay It On Me”
14. Michael Kiwanuka “Cold Little Heart”
15. Red Hot Chili Peppers “Go Robot”
16. Ryan Adams “To Be Without You”
17. U2 “You’re The Best Thing About Me”
18. Kings Of Leon “Reverend”
19. Jack Johnson “My Mind Is For Sale”
20. X Ambassadors “Ahead Of Myself”
21. Beck “Up All Night”
22. Dan Auerbach “Shine On Me”
23. Arcade Fire “Everything Now”
24. Cage The Elephant “Whole Wide World”
25. Spoon “Can I Sit Next To You”
26. Head & The Heart “City Of Angels”
27. Manchester Orchestra “The Gold”
28. Bob Moses “Tearing Me Up”
29. War On Drugs “Holding On”
30. LP “Lost On You”
31. Billy Raffoul “Driver”
32. Spoon “Hot Thoughts”
33. The Shins “Name For You”
34. John Mayer “Love On The Weekend”
35. Real Estate “Darling”
36. The National “The System Only Dreams In Total Darkness”
37. Lord Huron “Night We Met”
38. Band Of Horses “In A Drawer”
39. Phillip Phillips “Miles”
40. Magic Giant “Set On Fire”
41. Michael Kiwanuka “Love & Hate”
42. Moon Taxi “Two High”
43. Cold War Kids “So Tied Up”
44. Anderson East “All On My Mind”
45. Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness “Fire Escape”
46. Jason Isbell “Hope The High Road”
47. Muse “Dig Down”
48. Portugal. The Man “Live In The Moment”
49. Van William “Revolution”
50. Harry Styles “Sign Of The Times”

WTTS New Music Monday: December 18, 2017

Spoon Photo Courtesy: Shuttersotck

We play lots of new music throughout the day on WTTS New Music Monday, and at 7 p.m., we play an hour of ONLY new releases. This week…

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New Music Monday is presented by Arni’s Restaurant. Meet you at Arni’s.

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WTTS New Music Monday: December 4, 2017

Spoon Photo Courtesy: Shuttersotck

We play lots of new music throughout the day on WTTS New Music Monday, and at 7 p.m., we play an hour of ONLY new releases. This week…

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New Music Monday is presented by Arni’s Restaurant. Meet you at Arni’s.

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WTTS Rock To Read 2017

WTTS Rock To Read, presented by Jockamo Upper Crust Pizza, returns this fall, as we help to raise money for children’s literacy.

This year, Chris Isaak was our first benefit concert of the season when he played Old National Centre on October 17th. See photos of the show here.

On November 4th Ray Lamontagne played the IU Auditorium. See photos of the show here.

Our third benefit concert was with Spoon on Friday December 8th at Old National Centre.  Find the re-cap here.

Once again, proceeds from our Rock To Read shows will benefit children’s reading programs with the Indianapolis and Monroe County Public Libraries. WTTS Rock To Read is also supported by Karma Records.

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WTTS 25 Years in 25 Days


92-3 WTTS is turning 25! It was 1992 when WTTS launched a different kind of radio station. “World Class Rock” was on the air and now, 25 years later, we’re still at, and still independently owned and operated.

Now through August 25th, we’ll remember the music, movies, news and happenings of each year since our 1992 debut. It’s 25 Years In 25 Days. Hear these hour-long flashbacks weekdays at noon and 6pm, with replays from the week every Saturday morning from 7 to noon. 25 Years In 25 Days, presented by Puccini’s Pizza and Pasta, and brought to you by McGee Jewelers, Noah’s Animal Hospital, Brothers Floor Covering, and the Bar Band Bar Crawl.

Stop by any of these locations for great shows that are a part of the Bar Band Bar Crawl, Wednesday-Friday nights thru September 1st. Drink Specials provided by Evan Williams, Larceny Bourbon, and Lunazul Tequila.

 

What did the past 25 years look like? Click here to see our very first presence on the World Wide Web (c.1996), and explore below.

1992

1993

1994

1995

1996

1997

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

WTTS’ Brad Holtz had a chance to speak with Chris Martin of Coldplay

WTTS’ Paul Mendenhall caught up with Mark Knopfler

KT Tunstall, Fitz & The Tantrums and G. Love stopped by Sun King Studio 92

2010

WTTS’ Paul Mendenhall caught up with Annie Lennox

KT Tunstall, The Doobie Brothers and David Gray stopped by Sun King Studio 92

2011

WTTS’ Laura Duncan spoke with Will Butler of Arcade Fire, Rick Ocasek of The Cars and Robert Plant

WTTS’ Paul Mendenhall caught up with Derek Trucks

John HiattFitz & The Tantrums and G. Love stopped by Sun King Studio 92

2012

Imagine DragonsEd Sheeran and The Lumineers stopped by Sun King Studio 92

2013

WTTS’ Laura Duncan gained an exclusive interview with Sir Paul McCartney

The Head and The HeartWarren Haynes and Matt Nathanson stopped by Sun King Studio 92

2014

WTTS’ Brad Holtz spoke with Patrick Carney of The Black Keys

WTTS’ Laura Duncan caught up with Jack Johnson

St. Paul and The Broken Bones, Spoon and Phillip Phillips stopped by Sun King Studio 92

2015

WTTS’ Rob Humphrey had a chance to catch up with rock legend Moon Taxi before the WTTS Christmas Can Concert

Cage The Elephant and Death Cab For Cutie stopped by Sun King Studio 92

2016

WTTS’ Rob Humphrey had a chance to catch up with rock legend Gregg Allman

WTTS’ Laura Duncan chatted with Sting

The Avett Brothers stopped by Sun King Studio 92

2017
TBD… 😉

Thank you for listening…  Brad Holtz, Paul Mendenhall & Laura Duncan

WTTS OverEasy: July 2, 2017

OENewLogoStart and end Sundays with WTTS OverEasy. Brad Holtz plays a variety of laid-back World Class Rock, with singer-songwriters, deep album tracks, in-studio recordings, and live exclusives from Sun King Studio 92. Catch OverEasy Sundays from 7 to 11 a.m. (and the replay from 7 to 11 p.m.)

 


This Sunday (7/2)

Alison Krauss

Join Brad Holtz this Sunday from 7 to 11 a.m. and p.m. for WTTS OverEasy, featuring a variety of laid back acoustic tracks and exclusives from Sun King Studio 92. This week…

  • Hear new music from Alison Krauss’s. Windy City available now
  • Plus, a brand new track from George Ezra which will be on a upcoming release to be announced soon.
  • Also, revisit live performances from Imagine Dragons, Tristan Prettyman, and Spoon recorded in Sun King Studio 92.
  • And, during the 9am hour you will have a chance to win tickets to see The Lone Bellow on October 8th
    at Old National Centre

WTTS New Music Monday: May 22, 2017

photo by Charlotte Zoller

We play lots of new music throughout the day on WTTS New Music Monday, and at 7 p.m., we play an hour of ONLY new releases. This week…

  • A preview single from The National’s upcoming release, Sleep Well Beast, out September 8th.
  • Something new from Spoon’s most recent release Hot Thoughts.
  • Plus, new music from 311.

New Music Monday is presented by Arni’s Restaurant. Meet you at Arni’s.

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WTTS Album Side Saturday, 2017

There are few things in this world that bring people together like listening to music. Dropping the needle on a fresh piece of vinyl comes with an unbridled excitement, mystery and pure enjoyment that is impossible to recreate. In honor of Record Store Day, we’re bringing back WTTS Album Side Saturday. Join us April 22 as we spin classic album sides all day long. Every hour, win exclusive vinyl releases and qualify for the grand prize, a trip to Jazz Fest in New Orleans to see Kings of Leon and we’ll throw in their entire catalogue on vinyl, courtesy of RCA Records*. WTTS Album Side Saturday gets underway April 22 at 6am, brought to you by Indy CD & Vinyl and Hop Cat Broadripple.

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Paul Mendenhall talks with Andy Skinner of Indy CD & Vinyl about Record Store Day.

 


Notable Record Store Day Releases:

The Beatles – Strawberry Fields Forever 7”

Blitzen Trapper – Unreleased Recordings Series LP

David Bowie – Bow Promo LP (Box)

David Bowie – Cracked Actor (Live in Los Angeles) 3 Disc LP

The Cars – Live at the Agora (1978) 2 Disc LP

Johnny Cash – Children’s Album LP

Cheap Trick – The Epic Archive Vol. 1 2 Disc LP

The Cure – Greatest Hits 2 Disc LP”

The Cure – Greatest Hits (Acoustic) 2 Disc LP”

The Doors – Live at the Matrix (1967) LP

Drive By Truckers – Electric Lady Sessions 12″

Emerson Lake & Palmer – Brain salad Surgery 7″

Fleetwood Mac – Alternate Mirage LP

Ben Folds w/ West Australian Symphony Orchestra – Live in Perth 2 Disc LP

Grateful Dead – P.N.E Auditorium (1966) 2 Disc LP

Buddy Guy – Sick With Love 10″

Mayer Hawthorne – Party Of One LP

Jimi Hendrix – (Live at George’s Club) 2 Disc LP

Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit – Welcome to 1979 12″EP

Jane’s Addiction – Been Caught Stealing 12″EP

Sharon Jones w/ the E.L Fields Gospel Wonders – Heaven Bound 7″

The Kinks – All Day And All Of The Night 7″

The Kinks – Got Love If You Want It 7″

Pokey LaFarge – Riot In The Streets 10″

The Lumineers – Song Seeds 10″

Marcy Playground – Marcy Playground LP

Stevie Nicks – Rarities 10″

Old 97’s – Terlingua / Off My Mynd 12″

Jimmy Page & The Black Crowes – Live At Jones Beach 10″

Pink Floyd – Interstellar Overdrive 12″

Prince -Little Red Corvette / 1999 7″ picture

Ra Ra Riot – Ra Ra Riot 12″EP

Ramones – ’76-’79 Singles Box 7″ Box

Red Hot Chili Peppers – Go Robot 12″ picture

Lou Reed – Perfect Night: Live in London 2 Disc LP

Santana  -Live at Woodstock LP

Sara and Tegan – Under Feet Like Ours LP

The Sex Pistols – Anarchy In The UK 7″ Box

Spoon – Hot Thoughts 12″

Sting – Live At The Bataclan 12″ EP

Sublime w/ Rome – Unreleased Demos (2017) 12″

Talking Heads/Wildling – This Must Be The Place Side By Side 7″

Tegan and Sara – Back In Your Head Side By Side 7″

U2 – Red Hill Mining Town 12″ picture

The War On Drugs – Thinking Of A Place 12″

Neil Young – Decade 3 Disc LP

Find a complete listing of this year’s releases at the Official Record Store Day Website.

*Album Side Saturday contest rules can be found here.